At last, 2021 is here — I can’t be the only one happy to leave 2020 in the dust! The year brought so many changes to the business of monitoring, our heads haven’t stopped spinning. With the COVID-19 pandemic, and the unemployment numbers that unfortunately came along with it, providing peace of mind has never been more important.
Communication — both with end users and emergency personnel — has always been an essential part of any monitoring business. The methods through which monitoring centers communicate, though, have become incredibly varied.
Since launching in 2019, Camect has had success in selling its device that unifies the management of compatible security cameras and uses advanced AI technology to provide alerts in real-time. Now, with its new All-Pro program, the company is looking to get security professionals more involved.
Wireless access control has a bit of a bad rap. Connectivity issues, short battery lives and a lack of information have led to problems installing the technology over the years. But when installed properly, wireless access can be of great advantage to the security integrator and end user.
Radar sensing technology isn’t new, but it’s yet to hit the mainstream in the security world. Based on radar waves, the technology was developed for military use around the 1940s, and soon started sneaking into other commercial markets.
2020 has been a big year for innovation in the security industry — and entry control is far from exempt. The COVID-19 pandemic has put an increased focus on the entrance, as many companies had to restrict entry to a select few considered to be essential, and others found themselves paying closer attention to who was entering their buildings.
The DICE Corporation recently announced that it would be rebranding itself as “The New DICE” as a part of the company’s future roadmap, kicking off a multi-million-dollar investment in new technologies, products and services. A press conference the company hosted last week provided more details on the initiative.
In the midst of these tumultuous times, you may (wisely) be wondering how to set yourself apart from competitors. Finding a niche — maybe one in healthcare, education or the commercial office space — might be the solution you’re looking for.